Breathitt Man Jailed Following Animal Cruelty Investigation
Jackson, KY. (February 7, 2022) – On February 6, 2022, at approximately 7:16 P.M, Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard, received a call on Butterpoint Road located in the Jackson Community of Breathitt County in reference to an animal cruelty complaint.
Troopers responded to the location and began an investigation. Evidence recovered, including video footage, shows Andrew Bennett, 30 of Jackson, engaging in sexual activity with a canine.
Bennett was placed under arrest and charged with one count of Sexual Crimes Against Animals. He was lodged into Kentucky River Regional Jail, awaiting a preliminary hearing. This incident remains under investigation by Trooper Daniel Smoot.